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Tyler Perry Vows To Help 93 Year Old South Carolina Homeowner Against Developers!

Cousins! Tyler Perry is putting his billionaire fortune to good once again as he’s stepping in to support a 93-year-old South Carolina woman currently at risk of losing her family’s longstanding home!

According to the New York Post, Josephine Wright has been issued a lawsuit from Georgia-based developer Bailey Point Investment Group. In effort of pushing her out, they are hoping to sell her 1.8-acre parcel of land as it is surrounding their upcoming neighborhood development. She says that her Head Island, South Carolina home has been in her family since the Civil War.

As Josepehine’s story continues to pick up traction, Tyler took to social media in her defense. While posting the South Carolina resident’s local news interview on Instagram of her saying,” I’ve pretty much been a fighter all my life.” He wrote,’ Well, that makes two of us. Ms. Wright, please tell where to show up and what you need to help you fight.”

Meek Mill alongside other celebrities chimed in by saying, “Corporate bullying at its finest…this superhero status!”

Sources confirm that development began earlier this year after the town approved Bailey Point’s construction plan to build a 147 unit behind Josephine’s home. It has been indicated that her family’s home has remained a longstanding pilar of history for generations.

Reports read that the Bailey Point company decided to take legal action in February after Josephine declined their offer to buy her home and land. “I guess they figured I would become so unnerved with the harassment that I would say take it. But they don’t know me. I am here to fight for what I have,” says Josephine to local news.

Within the suit, Bailey claims that Josephine’s home is significantly delaying their construction while also costing them further expenses.

Josephine’s granddaughter has set up a Gofundme campaign on her behalf to assist with legal expenses. She writes that their family has dished out thousands of dollars to address different areas of the suit by removing a satellite dish and a storage shed that Bailey cited as being on their land.

The family is currently working towards installing a fence to separate the home’s porch from the road that the developer installed recently.

Thankfully Josephine has the support of her neighbors and family members in her continuous fight; including former State Rep. and author Bakari Sellers.

“We sent a letter two weeks ago simply asking the developer to communicate. Simply asking the developer to speak to us. Speak to her. Just to have a common conversation about how to move forward,” says Sellers in a forwarded statement. “I think more disrespectful than a no is a non-response.

“We are very big on generational wealth, or trying to accrue it,” Sellers adds. “When you talk about poverty in our communities it’s because we don’t have land, and when we do, people want to take it away. There are a lot of people to pick on,” he added. “Pick on me. Don’t pick on a 93-year-old woman who has lived her life doing nothing wrong.”

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